Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Dutch Army Sergeant Dijkstra

Sergeant Dijkstra, serving with the Royal Netherlands Army in Afghanistan, committed suicide on 11th October 2006. We have no further details about this incident.

Sunday, October 8, 2006

Journalist, Karen Fischer

Karen Fischer
Karen Fischer, a German freelance journalist, was shot dead with her partner, Christian Struwe, while they slept in a tent beside a road in Baghlan province.

Ms. Fischer, aged 30, and a former student in the School of Journalism, was working as a freelance journalist for Deutsche Welle, the German state-run broadcasting company. She and Struwe were killed by gunmen weilding AK-47s, according to news reports over the weekend.

Authorities are being urged to waste no time in establishing who killed the journalists.